Gbenro Adesina/ Ibadan
Oyo State Chief Magistrate sitting in Iyaganku Court, Mrs. Durosaro Kehinde-Tijani on Monday ordered that Saheed Musiliu, 37, who was caught with a human head at Olomi Area of Ibadan be remanded in Agodi Prisons.
This was after the accused pleaded guilty to two count charges of unlawful possession of human head and severing the head of late Tajudeen Akanbi, 62, from his grave.
The magistrate adjourning the case till March 6, 2017.
Before the ruling, the Prosecuting police officer, Mr. Adewale Amos, told the chief magistrate that Musiliu committed the crime at Onibuke Zone 1, Aba Alfa, Olomi on the day of his arrest.
He added that by his action, the suspect had committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 329A of the Criminal Code Cap 38, Vol II, Laws of Oyo State, Nigeria 2000 adding that “Musiliu was also charged with unlawful interference with a corpse, thereby committing an offence punishable under Section 242 (1) of the Criminal Code Cap 38, Vol II Laws of Oyo State, Nigeria 2000.
The prosecutor however prayed the court to grant more time so that the exhibit could be presented to the court.
It would be recalled that the suspect, Musiliu was arrested by policemen after been apprehended and caught with human head by a mob at Olomi area of Ibadan.